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We had:

Minnie Mace, Koa Elder and The Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival Representative, talking about From Beach to Bush: Iconic outback film festival rolls out red carpet. Minnie will discuss how the Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival will focus on Indigenous stories and the history of the Koa People in Winton and its surrounding region.

Beki Smith, Share a Yarn coordinator, talking about athlete mentors supporting sport’s Reconciliation journey. The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) committed to the next steps on its own Reconciliation journey, while also expanding its Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Share a Yarn program to include First Nations athletes as mentors for greater cultural awareness in Australian sport.…/australian-sports-commission

Brodie Moore, Veteran Benefits Australia Patient Care Team talking about the side-line supporters of our country’s heroes need help. – Almost 2,000 ex-servicemen and women died between 2002 and 2015 and for every veteran lost, there is a family at home requiring additional support services. The latest statistics show that while 28,475 war widow/ers are receiving Income Support Supplement (ISS) from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, a staggering 12,638 are not.…

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